From Stanley Uzoaru, Owerri
Speaker of the Imo State House of Assembly, Emeka Nduka has sympathised with the family of his late colleague, Arthur Egwim who represented Ideato North constituency.
In a statement he signed,he described his death as saddened to the house while describing him as one of their best brains.
The statement reads in part ” a ranking parliamentarian of note and a strong voice in the state Assembly,Imo House of Assembly has indeed lost  one of its finest and best brains. His  demise will for a long time  create a vacuum in the House.
“May his gentle soul rest in peace and may God grant his wife and members of his family the fortitude to bear the irreparable  loss. We’ll miss him dearly”. The statement concludes.